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  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach renourishment works, which will see sand placed on 2.7 miles of the city’s nine miles of beach, are making significant progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District said in its latest project update.  The crews are moving about 1,000 feet per day and are two weeks ahead of schedule. […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is planning to begin a storm damage reduction (beach nourishment) project in North Myrtle Beach on May 13th, the city said in the report. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC will execute the project. It will take 30-45 days to complete the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weather and other factors permitting, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach, SC, is set to begin this week. According to the city’s latest release, the project replaces 200,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Irma. Based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach profile measurements, sand is […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has applied to the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) for authorization under OCRM General Permit 17-SMD to place more sand onto the dune system fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The new locations include areas between 41st Avenue South and […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is now underway, the city said in their latest announcement.  The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor will use up to 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the week of December 4, the City of North Myrtle Beach will initiate a project to restore eroded beach dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue North. According to the City, up to 60,000 cubic yards of sand will be used to restore dunes […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach ended October 30. About 400,000 cubic yards were placed on the the beach in areas where USACE determined the protective berm needed to be enhanced in order to protect exposed oceanfront structures from storm surge, the city said in […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release that rough sea conditions will delay the start of their emergency beach renourishment project. The dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island are in stand-down due to current rough sea conditions, which means that the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, will complete work […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released the Draft Environmental Assessment for the North Myrtle Beach renourishment project. USACE is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach emergency repair in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. The Myrtle Beach Project – authorized for construction by Section 101 of the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received $10.6 million in funding to accomplish an emergency beach renourishment project in the city of North Myrtle Beach. The city said in its announcement said that current indications are that the funding will not require a cost sharing by the city, however, a Cooperation Agreement […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Beach Advocates held its 2016 Annual Meeting December 7-8 at the Isle of Palms, discussing the current and future beach restoration activities in the area. According to the City of North Myrtle Beach release, the theme of the annual meeting was “Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew”. Mayor Hatley chaired an […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has been abuzz with activity for the last couple of days with surveying, dune repairs and dune walkover stabilization activities. The Coastal Carolina University personnel are taking measurements to help determine sand loss from the recent storms. The resulting information will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Governor Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill designed to create funding for dredging projects in North Myrtle Beach, according to wmbfnews.com. House Bill 4033 would have allowed the city to create a special tax district in Cherry Grove to dredge canals surrounding many homes in the area. In a written statement, Haley said she vetoed […]

  • 21 June 2012

    A bill allowing North Myrtle Beach to use a special tax district to pay to dredge Cherry Grove’s canals is now law, reports myrtlebeachonline.com. The House overrode Gov. Nikky Haley’s veto, which objected to expand the special dredging tax district. Final meeting, of the special committee for capital projects,will be held today. Chairman Dan Stacy […]

  • 13 June 2012

    After Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed a bill 4033, a long-sought dredging projects in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach were thrown into doubt. According to myrtlebeachonline.com, Haley refused to approve Bill 4033, which would allow North Myrtle Beach to set up a special municipal tax assessment district to help pay for dredging the Cherry Grove canals, […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The legal battle over the ownership of the canals in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach could finally be over. With the state Supreme Court’s decision that the state owns these canals, the planned dredging from 2004 could continue. The North Myrtle Beach started working to dredge the canals in 2004 but couldn’t […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Led by the state’s former chief judge, North Myrtle Beach property owners asked legislators Thursday to let them dredge man-made canals at… By SAMMY FRETWELL (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, February 25, 2011;

  • 21 January 2011

    The city of North Myrtle Beach has decided to hire a lobbying firm to wade through the oceans of red tape dealing with dredging the channels… By Tom O’Dare (nmbtimes) [mappress] Source: nmbtimes, January 21, 2011;

  • 17 January 2011

    North Myrtle Beach City Council on Friday gave first-reading approval to appropriating $95,000 for a contract with an environmental … By Kenneth A. Gailliard (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, January 17, 2011;

  • 14 June 2010

    North Myrtle Beach could soon get help with its Cherry Grove area dredging because of a new bill that recently passed the South Carolina…   [mappress] Source: thesunnews, June 14, 2010;

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials met with the Army Corps, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, and Congressman Tom Rice on October 3 in Washington to talk about the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. They requested a reevaluation of the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project, the Grand Strand’s continuing federal beach renourishment project. […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment in Cherry Grove and Windy Hill, South Carolina, is now officially complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest announcement.  The first ‘reach’ of renourishment had no issues and weather was perfect, leading to completion several weeks ahead of schedule. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded an approx. $7.8 million modification to contract W912HP-18-C-0006 to increase cubic yards of beach fill work that will be performed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The previous contract, awarded to GLDD back in June 2018, included $34.8 million for placing approximately 1.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]